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Barney worked as a PR then freelance radio reporter after graduating in politics and economics, then joined the BBC where he worked on a range of current affairs and political programmes.

He launched, then ran the award winning "Breakfast with Frost" programme anchored by David Frost then created and ran "The Andrew Marr Show" which produced a news story from every single episode broadcast.

Barney's now Professor of Journalism at City : University of London where he teaches courses on "Reporting Politics". He also works as a media advisor at The House of Commons and lectures extensively abroad teaching broadcasting skills and promoting aspects of  "good governance".